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  • Jewish Food Cheat Sheet

    By InterfaithFamily

    An alphabetic listing of Jewish dishes and food-related terms to help people new to Jewish families to figure out what's on the table.

    Date: 08-07-2009
  • Jewish Greetings Cheat Sheet

    By InterfaithFamily

    Are you afraid to open your mouth in Jewish settings because you don't know what to say? We can help!

    Date: 07-12-2010
  • A Boyfriend's Tzimmes Spurs a Lifetime Love of Jewish Food

    By Linda Morel

    Reprinted general information about tzimmes, including a brief history of the author’s and Jews’ relationship with this dish, and four recipes for the lovers of sweet, tangy, light, and traditional tzimmes.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • How I Used My Christmas Tree Decorations to Light Up My Sukkah

    By Paula C. Yablonsky

    Personal narrative by a Jew-by-choice who used her Christmas decorations and ornaments to adorn her family’s sukkah, and make it her own, comfortable space.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • Our Interfaith Dialogue Evolves, But Never Ends

    By Sheila McIntosh

    The personal narrative of an Irish Catholic woman who raised her children Jewish with her Jewish husband, but struggled to feel comfortable with the decision until her young daughter began to confidently display her Jewish identity.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • Thanksgiving: A Harvest Festival with Roots in Sukkot

    By Rabbi Elias Lieberman

    Personal narrative and general information about the connection between Sukkot and Thanksgiving.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Is Judaism Necessarily Insular?

    By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat

    Personal narrative telling a woman’s thoughts about how to make Judaism less insular and the synagogue environment more welcoming, prompted by the frustration her non-Jewish husband felt at a Conservative Shabbat service.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Growing Up Jewish ... with Christian Parents

    By Elyssa Mosbacher

    Reprinted news article about four Jewish children, ages 5-18, whose parents died tragically, and the (Christian) parents who adopted them were committed to continuing their Jewish education, so they enrolled them in Jewish day

    Date: 11-06-2006
  • How My Non-Jewish, Atheist Husband Helps Celebrate the Jewish Holidays

    By Staci Kennedy

    Personal narrative about the ways an intermarried woman’s non-Jewish husband expresses and enjoys Jewish ritual and holiday life. 

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Judaism, Please. Hold the Deity

    By Jesse Tisch

    Review of Judith Seid’s God-Optional Judaism: Alternatives for Cultural Jews Who Love Their History, Heritage, and Community, a book that eloquently makes the case for Secular Humanistic Judaism.

    Date: 05-02-2007

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